GENDER VARIATION IN READING HABITS IN SCHOOLS IN MOLAND: A CASE STUDY OF ASANTEKWAA S.D. A. JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Samuel Ameyaw, Sylvester Kwabena Anto

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The paper was to investigate gender variation in reading habits in schools in Moland: using Asantekwaa S.D. A. Junior High School in the Kintampo Municipality of Ghana as a case study. Questionnaires were used to collect data from one hundred and forty four (144) students who were randomly selected for the study. The findings of the study disclosed that females have higher positive attitudes towards reading than their males counterparts. The study recommended that teachers should draw programmes that will attract and encourage students to engage in effective reading habits. The school management and parents association should harness resources to set up a library in the school since a library is part of a school system which serves as a store house of knowledge.

 

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gender variations, Ghana, Junior high, Moland, reading habit

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